Chicago Bulls Preseason Game No. 5: Five Takeaways From Wednesday’s Loss to Detroit

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2. The “jumbo lineup” experiment was … bad (as expected)

The Bulls found themselves down 28-21 after a quarter and the experiment of having Nikola Mirotic, Pau Gasol and Joakim Noah on the floor together didn’t bring positive results. The ball movement was slow — along with Detroit playing some hard-nosed perimeter defense — and the pace was slower than the previous four games.

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